"Your library board chairperson, Vicki McCord, and I were laughing about some of the "great books" that we really, in truth, hadn't particularly enjoyed.
"In college as a literature major, I tried valiantly to read as many classics from the assigned reading lists as I could. I loved Charles Dickens but that Herman Melville seminar was grueling! Pages and pages about rendering whale blubber."
Saturday, September 26, 2015
They're not all winners in my book
Rita Allens, director of Shelbyville-Bedford County Library, at the Shelbyville Times-Gazette,